Transportation

Cars on road
As if spiraling gas prices weren’t enough, motorists across Arizona and the nation are paying more for auto insurance as repair costs and more crowded roads push premium rates higher.
Mar. 20, 2022
motorcycle
A bill approved by the Arizona Legislature would allow motorcycles to lane filter on Arizona’s roads. That means motorcyclists could move between cars up to the intersection.
Mar. 18, 2022
Sonora’s governor is continuing to push for the moving of a binational train line that runs through both Nogales, Sonora, and Nogales, Arizona.
Mar. 17, 2022
Freeway
The Arizona Senate OK’d a bill that will give Maricopa County voters the chance to extend a transportation tax approved in 2004. The half-cent sales tax expiring in 2025 is used to fund road projects in Maricopa County.
Mar. 17, 2022
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is not interested in suspending the state's 18-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax to help Arizonans weather higher prices.
Mar. 15, 2022
a person pumping gas
U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly has introduced a bill that would get rid of the 18 cent federal gas tax until the end of the year to reduce pressure on consumers.
Mar. 14, 2022
A Valley Metro light rail train
With Arizona gas prices at an all-time high, more Valley residents are turning to public transportation. Arizona’s average price for a regular gallon of gas has reached about $4.60, almost 30 cents higher than the national average.
Mar. 13, 2022
interior of hangar with large jet and people standing around
Plans are underway at Phoenix Deer Valley Airport to add more space for private planes and jets.
Mar. 11, 2022
American Energy-Woodford's Judge South well
President Joe Biden signed an executive order this week to ban Russian oil imports in response to the invasion of Ukraine. To understand the impact of this move, The Show spoke with Daniel Rothenberg of Arizona State University's Center on the Future of War.
Mar. 10, 2022
parked scooters
Phoenix leaders recently voted to allow electric bikes on all city streets and agreed to extend a downtown pilot program for electric scooters. Razor and Spin will continue to rent e-scooters downtown for another year.
Mar. 3, 2022
Valley Metro hosted a party at its South Phoenix office on Saturday, June 9, celebrating a planned extension to the Light Rail. Protesters stationed themselves outside the office.
While residents along the new South Phoenix corridor want to see economic development, they also don’t want to see a repeat of downtown, where gentrification has priced out many people.
Mar. 2, 2022
A low-cost airline plans to open a new crew base at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport this November. A crew base is where pilots and flight attendants generally begin and end their workdays.
Mar. 1, 2022
Mayo Clinic
Work is already underway to double the size of the Mayo Clinic campus to more than 3 million square feet near Loop 101 and 56th Street in north Phoenix. Now, Mayo is looking to expand again.
Feb. 23, 2022
Charge Point electric vehicle charging station Flagstaff
Arizona will be getting a little more than $11 million this year to pay for new electric vehicle charging stations.
Feb. 23, 2022
The Phoenix City Council recently voted to adopt a roadway strategy known as Vision Zero. The move is expected to better position Phoenix to get more federal funding.
More Arizona transportation news
Feb. 21, 2022
If you’re moving to Arizona, you’re required to obtain a state-issued driver’s license. And, through KJZZ's Q&AZ project, a listener asked: If my old driver's license was suspended in another state, can I get a new license here?
More Q&AZ questions answered
Feb. 20, 2022
railroad tracks
However, Union Pacific, which owns the line north of the border in Nogales, Arizona, says it has "no plans on its own to move the track.”
Feb. 18, 2022
Tucson skyline
Tucson residents are being asked to submit arguments for or against a measure that uses sales tax revenue to invest in road repair projects across the city.
Feb. 15, 2022
Tempe trail derailment
A 2020 cargo train derailment on the bridge crossing Tempe Town Lake caused a portion of it to be demolished. The railroad company operating the line will now reimburse Tempe for damages.
Feb. 12, 2022
racing car tire
A year after forming a street racing task force, Phoenix police say they’ve made progress.
Feb. 9, 2022

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